Nashua’s 26th annual
Winter Holiday Stroll!
Saturday, November 30, 2019
A Great American Downtown event,
with presenting partner
City of Nashua Downtown Improvement Committee
Main Event begins at 4:30 pm
City Hall, 229 Main St.
Shuttles Begin at 4:15 pm
from Holman Stadium AND Rivier University
FREE PARKING IN ALL CITY LOTS
Santa’s Village from 1-4 pm, 5:45-9:45 pm
30 Temple Street
Nashua’s annual Winter Holiday Stroll is recognized
The evening kicks off at 4:30 p.m. with a candlelit procession up Main Street, beginning at City Hall. Upon arrival in Railroad Square, the city’s official Christmas tree is lit. Much of the downtown is closed to vehicular traffic for the evening; stroll around and enjoy the live entertainment, sample offerings from street vendors, dine in downtown’s fine restaurants, and Shop Small at our unique specialty shops and boutiques.
And be sure to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus and take photos with them, enjoy kids’ rides and activities, plus a few more surprises!
SPECIAL NIGHT FOR THE WINTER MARKET!
Stop by 201 Main Street (the former Alec’s Shoe Store) from 2–10 pm and visit our Farmers Market and Indoor Gift Market (the Winter Market, for short), and enjoy some incredible finds for the holidays! Food, wine, jewelry, clothing, art, crafts, so many locally made products await! Be sure to visit us!
Event Program & Schedule
Paper programs (map, schedule and more information) will be available starting Friday at The Telegraph, 110 Main St., Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St., and 30 Temple Street during normal business hours. Our map and schedule will also be printed in the Thanksgiving edition (Thursday, Nov. 28) and Saturday, Nov. 30 edition of the Telegraph newspaper.
2019 Entertainment Venues and Performers (with Map location number)
Southern NH Community Theatre Singers
Cocktail Collective Jazz Trio
1–4 pm and 5:45–9:45 pm
animatronic animal rides, and train ride
Annual craft fair; 50+ vendors (gymnasium)
Advent music with St. Patrick’s
organist and choir
This beautiful 1910 Catholic Church is open to visitors. Learn the history, view its architecture and experience the peace of this gorgeous worship space.
Plaid Friday is the party before the party!
Are you ready for the start of something new?
Join us for Plaid Friday this year in Downtown Nashua, NH!
Plaid Friday is the relaxing and enjoyable alternative to the big box store “Black Friday.”
Wear your plaid, and visit with our local and independently-owned Downtown businesses as we kick off the holiday season! Those donning plaid will be eligible for giveaways, discounts, high-fives, and other fun activities throughout the day!
Save the date and stay tuned to our Plaid Friday page for a full list of participating locations, and more details. The Telegraph is also scheduled to present a story on the event in the Friday, Nov. 29 edition of the newspaper.
Thank You To Our 2019 Stroll Sponsors!
Downtown Level Sponsors:
Community Level Sponsors:
Stroll Supporter Level Sponsors:
Do us a favor? Show the folks above how much you appreciate them stepping up to support this well-loved community tradition – think of them first when you are looking for a local business to patronize!
2019 Food Trucks (locations not finalized)
LOCATION: 87 Main Street
Location 1: fried Oreos, hot chocolate, bottled drinks
Location 2: chicken fingers and fries, hot chocolate, bottled drinks, corn dogs
Dean’s Concessions began in 2005 as a mobile food concession service. They now provide catering with a fully customizable menu.
LOCATION: Near PRG, 227 Main Street
Mooseman’s Kettle Corn is a traveling vendor of gourmet kettle corn. Available for your sporting event, craft fair, birthday party, corporate event, farmers market or any other event you wish to enjoy our delicious kettle corn!
Mooseman’s kettle corn offers traditional kettle corn as well as a variety of colorful and delicious specialty flavors including: fruit salad, cherry, banana, grape, birthday cake, garlic and many more.
Now you can have it delivered right to your door!
LOCATION: LINEAGE VAPORS, 60 Main Street
Mr. Jack’s Catering Service is a fully licensed and insured, family-owned and operated catering business located in Billerica, Mass., for more than 30 years, who have defined the standard of excellence in the catering and food service industry.
At Mr. Jack’s Catering, all food is prepared on-site by professional chefs, and staff has been Serve Safe Certified. Offering innovative menus made with the freshest ingredients, impeccable service, and attention to detail, all at a competitive price.
Mr. Jack’s Catering look forward to making your next occasion the best it can possibly be.
LOCATION: Bank of America, 157 Main Street
LOCATION: Wingate’s Pharmacy, 146 Main Street
St. Patrick's Church Craft Fair
Craft Fair at St Patrick’s Church
St. Patrick’s Church Winter Holiday Stroll Craft Fair will be held from 3–9 pm in the St. Patrick Parish Gym, across from City Hall. More than 50 vendors will showcase their creations and products during the Winter Holiday Stroll.
Also, this beautiful 1910 Catholic Church will be open to all visitors from 5:30–7:30 pm (with Advent music with organist and choir). Learn the history, view its architecture and experience the peace of this gorgeous worship space.
Parking & Road Closures
Main Street and the surrounding roads will close at 3 pm, but several parking lots around downtown will be open during the Stroll: Elm Street Parking Garage, High Street Parking Garage (accessible from westbound direction and via Factory Street), Spring Street Surface Lot, and the Parking Lots at the Nashua Public Library and 30 Temple Street.
We encourage everyone to take advantage of the ample parking and free shuttles available at Rivier University and Holman Stadium. Shuttles run from 4–10:30 pm.